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What is Real Pilates?

By pilates360 | August 15, 2019

In the fitness industry, perhaps more than any other, it is easy to be seduced by the latest hot fad promising a shortcut to your ideal you. Predictably, these trends usually disappear once a new one materialises. With such an overwhelming array of new exercise options, how can anyone sort the fleeting from the tried-and-true?…

Ten Reasons Why Everyone Needs Pilates

By pilates360 | January 25, 2019

WHAT IS YOUR REASON TO DO PILATES? RETURN TO LIFE & LIVE AT YOUR BEST STRENGTHEN YOUR POWERHOUSE A stronger core – a stronger you! “Traditional forms of exercise limit options for needing to strengthen the core, as most forms of exercise are high impact – unlike Pilates. The most valuable take away from Pilates…

Why I Love Pilates & Why it’s Great For You Too

By pilates360 | May 21, 2018

With a Pilates studio in every corner, moving from Singapore to Sydney as a Pilates instructor felt extremely exciting and rewarding. I was especially impressed by the popularity of Reformer classes. It seemed there was no need to explain to people what Pilates was all about (which I had to do a lot when I…

Delicious Carob Brownies for Easter

By pilates360 | March 14, 2018

Thanks to our client and friend, acupuncturist Kim Gatenby. To learn more about Kim and her acupuncture, visit her website kimgatenby.com YUMMY & HEALTHY brownies. A perfect alternative for those who love carob or can’t have chocolate.   Ingredients: 1/2 cup spelt flour or similar (e.g. gluten free flour, buckwheat flour) 6 Tbs carob powder…

Why is Pilates so Important when I am Pregnant!

By pilates360 | March 14, 2018

Many women ask us about the benefits of Pilates during their pregnancy.   Pilates is the natural choice of exercise during this time to because of its ability to target the deeper core muscles which support the pelvis and keep it stable. Pilates exercises can be performed gently and only progressed if the client is ready…

Are You Challenging Yourself Enough?

By pilates360 | November 5, 2017

We love welcoming you into our studios two or more times a week, we love our chat before, after and sometimes during class. We love seeing your progress from nervy on the reformers to moving around it like it’s your home. We love your smile when you arrive and not just when you leave, we…

How to prepare for the September Wellness Challenge?

By pilates360 | June 22, 2017

As the winter months are feeling like they are behind us, we start to think about the summer season with all the fun outdoor activities, sports, sunshine & the beach. 6 practical steps to prepare yourself for the weight loss challenge: Go through your wardrobe & drawers and pick out at least 3 items of…

The Day I Went to the Gym

By pilates360 | July 27, 2016

Last Sunday I went to the local gym for a basic training class. Actually the only reason I went is because the studio was fully booked!! I haven’t been in a gym for a while but I was quickly reminded of how cold and unfriendly they are.  Of course no-one knew or asked my name…

5 Minute Routine to Relieve Neck Pain – 7 Steps

By pilates360 | June 7, 2016

Ouch, I’ve woken up with a neck ache again!    I can’t turn my head from side to side and I feel exhausted and have a headache!  Does this sound like you? Immediately you start to think “what did I do yesterday?”  It must have been the way I slept, my pillow, my personal trainer made…

Why Healthy Shoulders Matter!!

By pilates360 | February 18, 2016

Rotator cuff injuries are becoming increasingly common. Research has shown that as many as 34% of people of all ages have tears in the rotator cuff and that percentage increases significantly over the age of 40. However the rotator cuff is poorly understood.   It is in fact a group of tendons and muscles in the…

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